The Cleveland Indians blanked the Oakland A’s for their second straight win Tuesday night.
Zach McAllister had a second consecutive strong outing, pitching 7 2/3 innings, while allowing five hits, walking one, and striking out four. Chris Perez closed out the 9th inning for his 4th save on the season.
Backup catcher Yan Gomes drove in the lone run of the game on a sacrifice fly in the 5th inning.
Pestano to the DL
Indians setup-man Vinnie Pestano landed on the 15-day DL on Monday after being shutdown on Friday and Saturday with elbow soreness. Joe Smith could take over as the 8th inning setup man along with lefty Rich Hill.